Volume two in the series features more bizarre manipulations from Yuasa, this time joined by Kuniharu Akiyama. This music was created for Japan's largest puppet theatre company, Hitomi-Za. Read more about them here.
Sunday, 19 February 2017
Friday, 17 February 2017
The first in this amazing series of releases that documents lesser-known electroacoustic and experimental music in Japan. Joji Yuasa features heavily in the series, which we will be posting up gradually.
This volume is full of manipulated vocal chants. Like a ghost in your sink, haunting the drains beneath you.
Two new Cellar titles drop next month.
Saturday, 11 February 2017
Sunday, 5 February 2017
Saturday, 4 February 2017
Tuesday, 31 January 2017
Sunday, 29 January 2017
Ashley remains an overlooked composer, whose explorations of the written/spoken word and it's role in music were well ahead of his time.
His contemporaries, whom he stood quite apart from, still overshadow his work (Glass, Cage, Monk, etc)
This is an adapted version of his opera, Private Parts.
This is an excellent document by Peter Greenaway on the opera mentioned above: